Director of Finance and Administration

Organization: Knoxville Zoo (AZA Member)
Location: Knoxville , TN, United States
Job or Internship: Job

Position Overview:

The Director of Finance & Administration is responsible for the development of the Knoxville Zoo’s (KZG) financial management strategies and the management of its administrative functions. The position directs functions necessary to provide timely and accurate reporting and analysis of all financial activities and ensuring adherence of internal controls. This position is part of the leadership team and collaborates to set overall policy and direction for the KZG, providing counsel to the Executive Director and serving as a liaison to the Board of Director’s Finance Committee.

Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related discipline desired, Certified Public Accountant (active or inactive) preferred, not-for-profit accounting experience highly preferred, and a minimum of five years of experience in general accounting, including financial statement preparation. Strong supervisory experience and demonstrated experience as the lead financial decision maker for an organization are required. Experience with complex ERP systems to include POS components a plus.

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